Dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, Musee Rodin is home to the master sculptor's workshop and contains most of his significant creations including "The Thinker," "The Kiss," and "The Gates of Hell." You'll find many of the statues displayed in the lush gardens surrounding the villa. The art on display inside is very diverse, as Rodin was an art collector in addition to being an artist himself. The awesome collection includes 6,600 sculptures, 8,000 drawings, 8,000 old photographs, and 7,000 objets d’art. Paintings you can see from Rodin’s personal collection include works by Vincent van Gogh, Camille Claudel, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. To visit Musee Rodin and other attractions in Paris, use our Paris trip planner.
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Musee Rodin Reviews
Un sitio magnifico. Una exposición divina. Unos jardines de sueño para pasear en pleno Paris. Rodin, un gigante, un monstruo, y la sombra de Camille... more »A site great. A divine exhibition. Dream gardens for strolling in the heart of Paris. Rodin, a giant, a monster, and the shadow of Camille...
We arrived at Musée Rodin around 10:30 and fortunately it was not very busy. The entry fee is 10€ a person with no senior discount. Apparently, Rodin lived here in the latter part of his life. The hou... more »
Beautiful museum and park in the middle of the city. The gardens are really peaceful and a wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Perfect place to relax. The house contains an amazing collection, as does the outside garden. When I went, I was on crutches for a stress fracture and they supplied me with a wheelchair, which was very helpful. It didn't work very well outside because of the gravel paths, but inside the house it was great. Highly recommend.
the best-known of Rodin's works, The Thinker (1880–1882), sits outside the museum in the entry courtyard. Visitors once entered through a cast of The Gates of Hell, located at the main entrance to the museum, which is no longer used. This massive 5.5-m-tall bronze doorway was originally created for the Museum of Decorative Arts (which was to have been located in Paris but never came into existence). Rodin sculpted more than 100 figures for these doors from 1880 until his death in 1917. This casting is one of the three originals; several others have been made since. Several of his most famous works, including The Thinker, are actually studies for these doors which were later expanded into separate works. The museum's several rooms house many more of the artist's works, including The Kiss (1886), Eternal Springtime (1884), The Age of Bronze (1875–76), and The Burghers of Calais, a monument commissioned by the City of Calais in 1884.
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